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Preventing Overdiagnosis: Medical Journal Editors Panel


Published on Sep 26, 2013 Preventing Overdiagnosis: Winding back the harms of too much medicine Dartmouth College – September 10-12, 2013 Overdiagnosis is the diagnosis of “disease” that will never cause symptoms or death during a patient‘s lifetime. Overdiagnosis is … Continue reading

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Using Evidence to Combat Overdiagnosis and Overtreatment: Evaluating Treatments, Tests, and Disease Definitions in the Time of Too Much


Source PLOS Medicine.  Ray Moynihan As a matter of urgency, the potential for overdiagnosis and related overtreatment should be routinely considered for inclusion in the introduction and discussion sections of reports of studies of therapies, studies of diagnostic test accuracy, … Continue reading

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